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Nonprofit Spotlight: Equal Justice Initiative

We have partnered with Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) on a collaboration that gives back. Based out of Montgomery, Ala., EJI is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization protecting marginalized communities in the United States. It provides legal representation to people who have been illegally convicted, unfairly sentenced, or abused in state jails and prisons. EJI challenges poverty and racial…

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How To: Simple Steps to Incorporate Beach Vibes Into Your Home

Calm your mind and relax at home in hues of blue! Add some shades of indigo to your home to give it the perfect beach vibe, without the hassle of having to redecorate. Here are some of the ways we’re styling our homes this season with a few staple pieces, creating a beach house getaway…

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Recognizing World Refugee Day

At The Little Market, our mission is dedicated to supporting dignified income opportunities for individuals in marginalized communities all over the world. A core part of our mission is to raise awareness for human rights and social justice issues. Here on Cultural Exchange, we share avenues in which our readers can use their voices and…

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Artisan Spotlight: Mukamaana Kolodine

Mukamaana (middle) stands with her two weaving friends, Naimaana (left) and Maria (right). They have lived in the Mtendeli refugee camp for the last two years and have now returned to their communities in Burundi. As they live right on the border, they are able to continue weaving with WomenCraft and cross the border every day to join…

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Artisan Spotlight: Patricia Wilfred

We are very thankful for our partnership with WomenCraft, a social enterprise in Tanzania supporting income opportunities for more than 500 artisans. We had the opportunity to learn more about Patricia Wilfred, an incredible artisan at WomenCraft who often hosts refugees who have resettled in her community. To hear her story from the WomenCraft Team, keep…

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Artisan Spotlight: Nyota Jumpili

Photo Courtesy of Prosperity Candle We are so grateful for our partnership with Prosperity Candle in Massachusetts. The social enterprise supports fair wages and provides essential services to women who are building a brighter future in the United States after living for years as refugees. We had the opportunity to connect with Nyota Jumpili, a candle…

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What We’re Cooking: Avocado, Cucumber, + Mint Soup

A special thank you to Interlink Publishing Group Inc. and the Soup for Syria Team for contributing this recipe! This week, we are sharing a delicious, summer-ready, chilled soup! The recipe is from one of our favorite cookbooks, “Soup for Syria: Recipes to Celebrate our Shared Humanity,” which features recipes from many celebrity chefs such…

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Meet the Artisans: Collective Humanity

We are so excited to introduce Collective Humanity to The Little Market! We have worked with this incredible team of artisans on our newest collection of lightweight throws. Collective Humanity is a community-based nonprofit organization in Cambodia empowering socially and economically marginalized women through sustainable income opportunities. The namesake derives from our shared experience and…

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Meet the Makers: Canaan Palestine

We are so excited to launch our first collection of olive oil, created by incredible farmworkers at Canaan Palestine. Keep reading to learn more about this inspiring organization and the hardworking farming families who carefully produce this unique olive oil. Canaan Palestine connects primarily with small-scale farming families across Palestine. The majority of these farms…

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